20.9.11

Frogging

No knitting to share this week, just a lot of frogging, prompted by a work basket full of failed design attempts and a few sweaters that I started when my niece was born. Hahem, she's a year old now.  Fortunately, I'm sure to find some inspiration from all the lovelies over and Ginny's Yarn Along!  I've also started Great Expectations this last week.  I adore Dickens.


{and speaking of frogging... click on over for your chance to win my Frog and Toad hand dyed yarn along with a knitting pattern of your choice!}

What's in your work basket this week?

7 comments:

  1. As sad as frogging is, if it means you get to have the yarn back from a project that never made it, then I can definitely see a silver lining! Especially that last yarn, what beautiful colours.

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  2. Ha! I'd never heard the term frogging before and your post prompted me to google it. Love the origin of the phrase! Every day's a school day. And I agree with the comment above; I do a lot of frogging (see how clever I am with my new vocab?) and always feel like I've got a bonus second (or 3rd or even 4th) chance with some new wool - especially if my heart wasn't really in the original piece.

    And to answer your q; shawls shawls and more shawls in my basket this week - the Christmas push has begun. Come over and take a look :0)

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  3. It's always a bit sad having to rip out knits, but then you have all that yarn full of new wonderful possibilities!

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  4. Dickens is such a classic Autumn read I think.
    I'm the queen of frogging by the way.
    And even though it is always a shame to rip out and start over I always find I learn so much in the process it's almost worth it :)
    (suzy popping by from "Small Things)

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  5. Both colorways are beautiful. I'm sorry that you had to frog both. What do you have in mind for the yarn?

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  6. i strangely like ripping out, it must be the satisfaction of hoping to find a better project for the wool. i like yarn balls too! :)

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  7. I'm with you, Lori ann! So many of the projects have been staring me in the face for so long that it feels like such a relief to put them behind me! Now I have a beautiful basket full of possibilities!!

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